A History of Hand-Made Lace - Dealing with the Origin of Lace, the Growth of the Great Lace Centres, the Mode Manufacture, the Methods of Distinguishing and the Care of Various Kinds of Lace

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Read Books, 2010 - Crafts & Hobbies - 270 pages
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A HISTORY OF HAND-MADE LACE. Originally published in 1900. Many of the earliest books on weaving, textiles and needlework, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork. This book deals with the orogin of lace, the growth of the great lace centres, the mode of manufacture, the methods of distiguishing and the care of various kinds of lace. The object of this work on the History of Hand-made Lace is to sift and condense all the available information in order to classify antique and modern lace specimens with regard to their origin, period, and mode of manufacture, as well as to trace the History of the rise and growth of the great lace centres. The book includes a chapter on the Literature of Lace which can be referred to for a complete list of Works on Lace-Making.

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